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Black Faculty and Staff Organization Awards Scholarships at Luncheon

The University of Georgia’s Black Faculty and Staff Organization hosted its 20th Annual Founders’ Award Scholarship Luncheon Wednesday. Several students and professionals were awarded scholarships. Pastor Nawanna Lewis Miller was the guest speaker at the event. The author and UGA alumna attended the university some 52 years ago. She appreciated the diversity of the attendees and said the unity showcased at the event was overpowering.

Megan Brook is the President of the BFSO. She said the organization overcame challenges posed by missing two years during the pandemic and accomplished its mission.

The BFSO was founded 40 years ago in 1982.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!